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photoblog image Swan song

Not really...just off on holiday for a while (have posted for theme5 on Friday 4th though).

E Etomi from Nigeria 31 Jul 2006, 01:07
Have fun! The pic looks kinda drab...is that the mood?
Barbara: It was dark under the willow trees...but not meant to be drab ..no..

nicole limperopulos from United States 31 Jul 2006, 05:06
awesome capture. i love the swans reflection and surroundings. i actually really like the presence of noise in the shot. i hope you are enjoying your holiday!
Barbara: Thanks Nicole...I did enjoy the holiday...

Idefix from Germany 31 Jul 2006, 13:14
ahhhh - very nice swan pic, I love the way the background and the reflection seem to merge building a frame for the swan, very good
Barbara: Danke Petra

Visual Vault 31 Jul 2006, 18:18
Holiday? what's that? where'd you go? was it fun? don't forget to bring me back something! smile

-V V-
Barbara: a photograph of a bottle of rum will do?

Petra from Netherlands 31 Jul 2006, 21:18
Heeeey Barb!! hope you have a great time!!! and lots of photo's when you come back smile smile
Barbara: The pressure Petra...I must manage your expectations...I did NOT take that many pics...sad

KK 3 Aug 2006, 11:03
Have a fab time!! Love this the pic. Only came up as half the pic on my screen at first so couldnt work out what the deal was but it has now shown it face in the entirety and it is lovely. Reminds me of the park where I grew up! Think it could be a favourite of mine!
Barbara: ah bless.for that you get an extra KK!

Poweide koroye 3 Aug 2006, 20:11
I think this one's a bit gloomy and I notice that the only other person who thinks so is also Nigerian. This must be why we're he happiest country in the world. Bring on the bright colours!

More seriously, the picture's beautifully framed even though I believe the aperture/ shutter speed combination is out of whack. The upper part of the water seems overexposed while the swan and the foliage appear a bit dark so perhaps setting the exposure for the swan (and its reflection) would have done the trick. When you figure that out please show me how!

Hope you had a good holiday.

E Etomi from Nigeria 9 Aug 2006, 07:30
Where is Barbara?
Barbara: Here now ...back in rainy London!

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deji77 from United Kingdom 9 Aug 2006, 22:47
Liking this a lot and wondering teh same question too....
Barbara: I'm back, I'm back!

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shutterspeed 1/125s
aperture f/18.0
sensitivity ISO1600
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